FLIR Systems, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of thermal imaging, visible-light imaging systems, locater, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat-detection solutions hat detect people, objects and substances that may not be perceived by human sense and improve the way people interact with the world around them. It operates through six segments: Surveillance, Instruments, OEM and Emerging Markets, Maritime, Security and Detection. The Surveillance segment provides imaging and recognition solutions under the commercially developed military model to a variety of military, law enforcement, public safety, and other government customers around the world for the protection of borders, troops, and public welfare. The Instruments segment develops and manufactures devices that image, measure, and assesses thermal energy, gases and other environmental elements for industrial, commercial, and scientific applications under the FLIR and Extech brands. The OEM and Emerging Markets segment provides thermal imaging camera cores and components that are utilized by third parties to create thermal and other types of imaging systems. The Maritime segment develops and manufactures electronics and imaging instruments for the recreational and commercial maritime market under the FLIR and Raymarine brands. The Security segment develops and manufactures a spectrum of cameras and video recording systems for use in commercial, critical infrastructure, and home monitoring applications. The Detection segment offers sensors, instruments and integrated platform solutions for the detection, identification, and suppression of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives threats for military force protection, homeland security, first responders, and commercial applications. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Wilsonville, OR.